Rohit Sharma, Indian cricket team captain, started off his innings against the Australian cricket team in the second T20I between the two sides in commendable fashion. The Hitman of Indian cricket smashed two consecutive sixes off Josh Hazelwood after coming out to bat in reply to Australia’s 90/5 in eight overs. He followed it up with another six in the Pat Cummins over

Sharma, with his over boundaries, has now become the leading six-hitter in T20Is. He has crossed the record previously held by Martin Guptill of New Zealand. Sharma now has scored a total of 176 sixes in his T20I career.

The India captain is already the leading run-scorer in T20I history and is followed closely by Virat Kohli. Sharma has played 138 T20I matches in his career, scoring 3663 runs with an average of 32.41. 

The 2nd match between India and Australia in the ongoing series was reduced to an eight-overs-a-side affair after the match’s start was delayed due to a wet outfield. The match was scheduled to start at 7 PM local time but ended up commencing at 9:30 PM.

Indian bowlers were at their very best in the match against Australia, with Axar Patel bowling out Glen Maxwell and Tim David in quick succession. Virat Kohli’s spectacular fielding effort, in which the former captain ran out Cameron Green with a long-range throw, set social media buzz.